Level 2 Art History

12ARH
Course Description

Contact Person: A. Heinz

What is Art? Who decides? Why do we make it? What stories can it tell us about who we were and who we are, where we come from, what we believe in and what we value? 

This course explores these questions and the impact that visual imagery on people and societies.  Students will explore the themes and techniques used in Art and the historical contexts in which it was made. It involves learning how to "read" art works through formal analysis and exploring symbolism and meaning.


Pathway

Level 3 Art History

Entry Requirements

Must meet the entry requirements for 12ENG.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91180 v2 Art History 2.1 - Examine the effects of formal elements of art works
2
E
4
Y
4w
A.S. 91181 v3 Art History 2.2 - Examine the meanings conveyed by art works
2
E
4
Y
4w
A.S. 91184 v2 Art History 2.5 - Communicate understanding of an art history topic
2
I
4
Y
4r
A.S. 91185 v2 Art History 2.6 - Communicate a considered personal response to art works
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91186 v2 Art History 2.7 - Demonstrate understanding of art works in relation to their physical environments
2
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Pathway Tags

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